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Acer Inaccessible_boot_device

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#1 smo1898


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Posted 22 November 2015 - 06:35 PM

When the device starts up I goes to a blue screen that says it needs to restart and has the mentioned error. Ive been able to get into the boot menu with only one option being boot normally (not the exact words but thats pretty much it) this results in the same thing happening. I used rufus to make a new copy of windows and changed the boot priority in BIOS but it does nothing and goes back to that same error message. I also got an error 0xc000000f once as well....I tried to reset all BIOS back to factory settings and now when I try to enter its asking for a password I dont know and didnt set.



EDIT: Acer switch 10

Edited by smo1898, 22 November 2015 - 06:43 PM.

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#2 sAyer


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Posted 23 November 2015 - 03:51 PM

Did you buy it new or used ? If you bought it new then it's definitely factory set. Google your BIOS manufacturer and see if they use a default password.


BIOS can sometimes use such default passwords as ->

AWARD SW, AWARD_SW, awkward, J64, 01322222, 589589, 589721, 595595, 598598, HLT, SER, aLLy, aLLY, Condo, TTPTHA, ZAAADA, ZJAAADC, CONCAT, _award, j256, j262, j332, j322, aPAf, HLT, KDD, Award SW, AWARD PW

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Posted 26 November 2015 - 11:08 AM

How did you reset the BIOS?  Pull out the battery, or use the jumper on the motherboard?


If you reset the BIOS to the default settings it should not have left a password.


Is the date and time correct in the BIOS and the clock in the task bar?

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